Common Core Algebra I Test Taking Strategies
WEB RESOURCES FOR COMMON CORE ALGEBRA I REGENTS EXAM PREP
Key: Site appropriate for P=Parents, S=Students, T=Teachers
Khan Academy is a non-profiteducational website created in 2006 by educator Sal Khan to provide “a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.” The website features thousands of educational resources, including a personalized learning dashboard, over 100,000 exercise problems, and over 4000 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube, including videos that cater to the common core algebra curriculum.
Regents Prep (www.regentsprep.org) [P, T, S]
This site is the guide for the Integrated Algebra Regents exam (not the new Common Core Regents exam). Lessons and online practice are included for every topic in the old curriculum, many of which overlap with the new curriculum.
Math Bits Notebook (http://mathbitsnotebook.com/Algebra1/Algebra1.html) [T, S]
MathBitsNotebook – Algebra 1 is a series of lesson and practice pages for students studying high school Algebra 1. These materials cover all standards stated in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
Engage NY (www.engageny.org) [P, T, S]
Engage NY provides sample Regents Examination in Algebra I (Common Core) questions to help students, parents, and educators better understand the instructional shifts demanded by the Common Core and the rigor required to ensure that all students are on track to college and career readiness.
The Common Core www.CommonCore.com [P, T, S]
CommonCore.com is a platform created to support the educational needs of parents, teachers and education administrators as they relate to the Common Core State Standards. It helps dispense vital, practical and hands-on information that can easily be learned today and used tomorrow. The site is a center of resources for teachers searching for the best educational programs; lesson plans and other information around the standards, and a roadmap that guides parents and helps them contribute to their children’s classroom success. Commoncore.com is the safe go-to place for easily accessible and best of all, free downloadable materials!
Learn Zillion www.learnzillion.com [P, T, S]
LearnZillion.com offers a free and growing set of Math and English Language resources for grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards.LearnZillion.com offers a free and growing set of Math and English Language resources for grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards.
LearnZillion offers a free and growing set of Math [and English Language] resources for grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards. There are over 10,000 high quality resources on the site, which supply teachers and students with five-minute mini-lessons based on the Common Core State Standards initiative–designed to align states’ curriculums–and delivered by master teachers. Students can use LearnZillion to review class material and teachers can use it to get ideas for their own classes and to study videos to improve their teaching methods.
Share My Lesson (www.sharemylesson.com) [T]
Share My Lesson is a place where educators can come together to create and share their very best teaching resources. Developed by teachers for teachers, this free platform gives access to high-quality teaching resources and provides an online community where teachers can collaborate with, encourage and inspire each other. It has a significant resource bank for Common Core State Standards, covering all aspects of the standards, from advice and guides to help with dedicated resources that support the standards.
Illustrative Mathematics (http://www.illustrativemathematics.org/) [T]
Illustrative Mathematics is a discerning community of educators dedicated to the coherent learning of mathematics. Lessons are carefully reviewed by teachers and teacher leaders to give children an understanding in mathematics and skill in using it.
Illuminations by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) (http://illuminations.nctm.org/) [S, T]
Illuminations is a project designed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and supported by the Verizon Foundation. Illuminations increases access to quality standards-based resources for teaching and learning mathematics, including interactive tools for students and instructional support for teachers. Share resources, join discussions and participate in special interest groups.
Online Graphing Calculator (https://www.desmos.com/calculator) [S]
A beautiful, free, online graphing calculator from desmos.com. Students are able instantly plot any equation.